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Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit

Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion Unit
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Provide your students with a more complete understanding of rhetorical analysis with a variety of concept overviews, practice activities, complementary assignments and assessments. This product is included in my AP Language and Composition Bundle for a reduced price. Please don’t buy this item in addition to the bundle as it is already included.

This resource is organized in the following sections:

Rhetorical Analysis with an overview of rhetoric using the SOAPSTone method, a practice activity and an analysis activity of a Colbert Report segment.

Tone Analysis with an overview of tone and language, practice activities, Lincoln's "Second Inaugural Address" reading and a tone analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.

Rhetorical Devices with an overview of devices and a rhetorical devices analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.

Appeals and Logical Fallacies with an overview of appeals and fallacies, practice activities, Nixon’s “Checkers” reading with a link and an analysis activity for Nixon’s speech.

Visual Persuasion with an overview of visuals and a visual argument assignment.

Assessment Options with a rhetorical analysis essay assignment, a persuasive essay assignment, a mini magazine/newspaper project and a 15 question multiple choice and short answer test. Rubrics and peer editing handouts included.

Also includes teacher notes and a variety of graphic organizers that may be used with teacher-selected texts.

This unit is broken up into two smaller activity packs for greater flexibility; **this unit already contains both sets linked below, so please don’t purchase both:**
Rhetorical Analysis Activity Pack
Rhetorical Devices, Appeals and Logical Fallacies Mini-Unit

This unit would be well-suited for an AP Language and Composition Course, an Informational Texts unit, an Argumentation/Debate Unit or a Composition Unit.
Total Pages
63 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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